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    JOHN E. ALEXANDER (American, b. 1945)
    Roses, 2001
    lithograph in colors on Kitakata paper
    30-1/4 x 22 inches (76.8 x 55.9 cm) (sheet)
    Ed. 10/35
    Signed and numbered in pencil along bottom edge

    John Alexander was born in Beaumont, Texas. He studied art at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas and moved to Houston in 1970 where he established a studio and began teaching at the University of Houston. Alexander has been living and working in New York since the late 1970s, and is represented by galleries across the country. He has been in numerous group and solo exhibitions and has had major retrospectives at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and The Museum of Fine Arts in Houston. Alexander is known for combining realism, abstraction, and surrealism to create compelling paintings of the natural world, especially animals, birds, and bayous. His works can be found in the permanent collections of museums in New York, Los Angeles, and all across Texas.

    Condition Report*: Colors appear bright. Paper appears to be hinged to backing along the top edge verso. No apparent condition issues. Not examined outside of frame. Framed under glass. Framed Dimensions 35.25 X 27.25 Inches
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    October, 2014
    18th Saturday
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